A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 46 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 23:17:42 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:17 pm. Event id: ak18606274. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18606274. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4541° West, 51.1715° North, depth 27.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.4 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:42 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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